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ColquittJSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
ColquohounWilliam92TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Rhodesia Regiment
ColridgeReggie40016TrooperNo known Company. Served in 33rd Btn IY
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Imperial Yeomanry
ColrmanC TSource: WO100/280Cyphergat TG
ColshT3rd Battalion
Source: Medal rolls
Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadia
Colson6194SapperPrisoner. Leeuwspruit, 14 June 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Engineers
ColsonC B573PrivateSource: QSA medal roll in WO100/277Uitenhage Volunteer Rifles
ColsonC B605 TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Marshall's Horse
ColsonD F6194Lance CorporalTaken prisoner at Leeuwspruit 14 Jun 1900, later released.


TNA ref 162/113
Royal Engineers, Volunteers, Electrical Engineers
ColsonE MBrigadier General Edward Murray Colston was born on 31 December 1880, the eldest son of 1st Baron Roundway. Educated at Eton, he entered the Grenadier Guards in 1900. As a Lieutenant in the 2nd battalion, serving in the Boer War, he was slightly wounded near Bethlehem, 9 February 1902. He was awarded the MVO 5th Class in 1908. He entered the Great War as a Major and was present throughout the retreat from Mons, also at the battles of the Marne and Aisne. He was wounded and invalided home but was subsequently sent to Egypt with the rank of Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel to form a School of Technical Instruction for the Army in Egypt, termed the Imperial School of Instruction. He was Temporary Brigadier-General commanding 233 Infantry Brigade EEF, 1917-19. For his services in the war he was awarded the CMG (1918), DSO (London Gazette 26 June 1916), Order of the Nile, Order of the White Eagle and was six times mentioned in despatches. He was Lieutenant-Colonel, Grenadier Guards, 1920-24, Colonel, 1924 and commanded the 131st Surrey (Territorial Infantry Brigade, 1927-31. He retired with the Honorary rank of Brigadier-General in 1932 and died on 29 March 1944. CMG, DSO, MVO 5th Class, QSA (3) OFS 01 02, 1914 Star, BWM, VM, 1935 Jubilee, 1937 Coronation, Egypt, Order of the Nile, 4th Class, rosette on ribbon, Serbia, Order of the White Eagle, 4th Class with swords, rosette on ribbon. DNW Jun 05 £410. Grenadier Guards
ColsonG H19794BombardierPrisoner. Sannah's Post, 31 March 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
U Battery, RHA
ColsonWilliam23594CorporalSource: QSA Medal Rolls56th Company, 15th Btn, IY
ColsonWilliam James33899TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls89th Company, 9th Btn, IY
ColstonE MLieutenantSlightly wounded. Near Bethlehem, 9 February 1902
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Grenadier Guards
ColstonFrancis Thomas32Occupation: Carpenter. Next of kin: Father. Address: Capetown .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
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